Machinery Safety Engineer

The Role

Your primary role will be to provide consulting and engineering services; advising and assisting Pilz customers, enabling them to ensure effectiveness of safety systems and legislative compliance.

You will deliver customer focused safety services to all our customers, mainly in the health care, medical devices and food and beverage sectors assuring total customer satisfaction.

Based on current legal requirements you will participate in and conduct machinery risk assessments to the appropriate methodology for plant and machinery including the generation of technical files.

You will serve as leader/technical contributor in the development of solutions to meet our customers’ needs. As part of the Pilz services team you will work on projects where we propose, develop and implement improvements and modifications to machinery in order to improve the operations of our customers.

You will provide technical Machinery Safety related training to our customers both nationally and internationally from our suite of Machinery Safety related training courses.


To satisfy sustained and increasing demands in the Pilz Ireland Machinery Safety team, we are now looking to recruit an experienced Machinery Safety Engineer to join our talented team.

The position will be based at the Pilz Ireland Headquarters in Cork with travel required on a periodic basis to customer sites in Ireland.

Key Responsibilities

Undertake Machinery Risk Assessments.

Develop solutions to ensure safety and compliance of machinery.

Undertake CE Marking projects.

Ensure that critical technical files, maintenance routines, procedures and drawings are completed in accordance with the Pilz Quality Management system and that correct handover of these occur for projects.

Research and solve technical problems as required.

Deliver projects on time and within budget.

Deliver Machinery Safety related training.

The Person

You will enjoy working with a multidisciplinary team where initiative and commitment are key; and thrive in an environment where meeting and exceeding project requirements is the norm; and

  • Be self organised, strongly motivated, energetic and upbeat.
  • Take a logical and systematic approach to problem solving.
  • Have the ability to prioritise multiple requests and then take charge of these to meet deadlines.
  • Be a highly motivated self-starter with excellent influencing skills.
  • Be superior in your time management and follow-through with ability to accomplish day-to-day tasks while continuing to deliver longer term projects to completion on time..
  • Be a team player with the flexibility to work in small teams.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Health & Safety or related fields with a minimum of 3 years’ experience preferably in a manufacturing, automation, machine building or similar environment.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and in presenting technical project information to engineers, operators, and senior managers.
  • Strong aptitude for problem solving, pro-active and able to work on own initiative.
  • Excellent computer skills.

An Advantage

Knowledge and experience relating to someof the following areas:

  • CMSE qualification – Certified Machinery Safety Expert (TUV Nord)
  • Machinery safety related control systems.
  • Machinery Directive and associated Directives.

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